Field crop producers, consultants and agribusiness professionals are invited to participate in the Field Crops Webinar Series 2022, a series of eight online programs addressing field crop production and pest management offered by Michigan State University Extension. Participants will be able to access the expertise of agriculture specialists and educators from the comfort of their home or office.
The theme for this year’s series is Two for the Price of One: Conversations in Row Crop Agriculture. Each session will feature two speakers giving short presentations and discussing different aspects of the topic in an informal talk-show/podcast format with plenty of opportunity for interaction with the audience. Participants will hear how to enhance their corn, soybean and forage production systems in the coming season and have an opportunity to ask questions of agricultural experts.
The live webinars will run on Monday evenings from 7 to 8 p.m. EST beginning Feb. 7 and ending March 28, 2022. Topics include the following:
Participants may choose to register for the entire series at $20 per person or for individual sessions at $5 per person per session. Those attending the live webinars will be eligible to earn one MDARD pesticide recertification (RUP) credit per session for application to one of the following categories: Private Core, Commercial Core or Field Crops. One continuing education unit (CEU) for Certified Crop Advisers will also be available for each session.
Each webinar will be recorded and archived, and participants may choose to view the recordings at a later date. Credits are available only for participants in the live sessions.
To register for one or more webinar program in the series, visit the Field Crops Webinar Series event page. Prior to each webinar, registrants will receive an email containing a link to connect to the webinar. The webinars may be accessed on a mobile device or a computer with a stable internet connection—no other equipment is necessary. Archived recordings from previous seasons are accessible for free from the MSU Extension Field Crops webpage.
For additional information or assistance, contact the St. Joseph County Extension office at 269-467-5511 or [email protected]. Call by Jan. 31 to request accommodations for persons with disabilities. Requests received after this date will be fulfilled when possible.
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